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    Belize tanker with five Russians among crew detained off Libya
    Jun30

    Belize tanker with five Russians among crew detained off Libya

    A tanker under the flag of Belize with five Russian nationals among its crew has been detained by coast guards off western Libya and taken to the military port of Tripoli, Reuters reported referring to Russian Foreign Ministry`s statement published on Thursday.The tanker was detained on Tuesday, the ministry said in a statement.Russian embassy...

    Russia names price of gas for Ukraine in Q3 2016
    Jun30

    Russia names price of gas for Ukraine in Q3 2016

    The price of gas that Russia`s energy giant Gazprom will supply to Ukraine in the third quarter of 2016 will amount to $167.57 per 1,000 cubic meters, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters in Moscow, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The price for Ukraine according to the price formula set forth in the contract, which was signed in 2009,...

    Ukraine, Austria raise tax rates in fight against tax evasion
    Jun30

    Ukraine, Austria raise tax rates in fight against tax evasion

    Ukraine and Austria have agreed to increase tax rates on dividends, interest and income when carrying out mutual transactions, as part of a revision of the Convention on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry reported.”The Ministry of Finance is actively working to eliminate tax loopholes...

    Turkey says airport attackers from Russia, central Asia – media
    Jun30

    Turkey says airport attackers from Russia, central Asia – media

    Turkish officials have said three foreign nationals – a Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz – carried out the shooting and triple suicide bombing at Istanbul`s Ataturk airport on Tuesday that killed 42 people, according to The Guardian.The announcement, made to western news agencies, came as Turkish police carried out raids against suspected Islamic...

    Poroshenko says decisive ”weeks or even days” ahead in visa liberalization issue for Ukraine
    Jun30

    Poroshenko says decisive ”weeks or even days” ahead in visa liberalization issue for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says about the decisive weeks or even days in the introduction of the EU visa regime for Ukraine.Speaking at a joint press conference with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev in Sofia, Poroshenko thanked him for Bulgaria`s strong support in the introduction of the EU visa-free regime for Ukraine.”Now, in the...

    Ukraine not to discuss changes to Association Agreement with EU – Klimkin
    Jun30

    Ukraine not to discuss changes to Association Agreement with EU – Klimkin

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says Ukraine is not going to discuss changes to its Association Agreement with the European Union anytime soon, Lb.ua reports.”As for the talk regarding the amendments to the text of the Agreement, we do not engage [in such talk] and do not intend to. These changes are impossible without our consent and...

    U.S.-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters – Reuters
    Jun30

    U.S.-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters – Reuters

    U.S.-led coalition aircraft waged a series of deadly strikes against Islamic State around the city of Falluja on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, with one citing a preliminary estimate of at least 250 suspected fighters killed and at least 40 vehicles destroyed.If the figures are confirmed, the strikes would be among the most deadly ever...

    Cabinet expects to adopt Electricity Market Law in autumn
    Jun30

    Cabinet expects to adopt Electricity Market Law in autumn

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine expects that the Electricity Market Law, a project of which is currently being discussed, will be finally adopted in autumn this year, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during the Energy Forum in Kyiv.”The Electricity Market Law – we hope that the Verkhovna Rada will adopt it in autumn. This is...

    Ukraine`s Chief Sanitary Doctor arrested for bribery, plundering budget – Avakov
    Jun30

    Ukraine`s Chief Sanitary Doctor arrested for bribery, plundering budget – Avakov

    Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Sviatoslav Protas and head of the Sanitary Service Department Oleksandr Chepurniy have been detained, while another 19 regional chief sanitary doctors are being interrogated, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov wrote on Facebook.”Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Sviatoslav Protas and head of the Sanitary...

    Cabinet to draft bill on turnover of agricultural land before July 10
    Jun30

    Cabinet to draft bill on turnover of agricultural land before July 10

    The Cabinet of Ministers will finalize the draft law on turnover of agricultural land before July 10, 2016, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Taras Kutovyi said at a business conference Thursday.”I will not be very optimistic, but I hope that next week we will post it on the website of the Ministry,” Kutoviy said.He stressed that the draft law...

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